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John Cabot

John Cabot was famous for

  • John Cabot was famous for claiming North America for King Henry VII of England.
  • Cabot was born in 1450 and died in 1500 he lived for 50 years

In February,1498,John was given permission to make a new voyage to North America.

He was born in Genoa,Italy. In 1474 John Cabot married a young woman named mattea. He had three sons Ludouico,Sancto,and Sebastiano. Sebastiano followed his father's footsteps to become a explorer.

In early may of 1497,Cabot left Bristol,England,on Matthew, a fast and able ship weighing 50 tons,with a crew of 18. In 1497 Cabot traveled by sea from Bristol to Canada, which he mistook for Asia.

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